clasp arm

clasp arm

a portion of a clasp of a removable partial denture that projects from the clasp body and helps retain the partial denture in position in the mouth. See: clasp (2).

clasp arm

an extension, usually from a minor connector, of the clasp of a removable partial denture, that provides retention, reciprocation, or stabilization to an abutment tooth.

clasp arm

(klasp ahrm)
Portion of clasp of removable partial denture that projects from clasp body and helps retain the partial denture in position in the mouth.
See: clasp (2)
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They break into wide smiles, laugh and clasp arms in a light embrace.
DAVID BECKHAM took a rest from the title race last night and thought about a moment when all the combatants will clasp arms and march together to the World Cup.